Go vs. Perl vs. Erlang



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Description

What is Go?

Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.

What is Perl?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

What is Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Go?
Why do you like Go?

Why do developers choose Perl?
Why do you like Perl?

Why do developers choose Erlang?
Why do you like Erlang?

Cons

What are the cons of using Go?
Downsides of Go?

What are the cons of using Perl?
Downsides of Perl?

What are the cons of using Erlang?
No Cons submitted yet for Erlang
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Companies

What companies use Go?
947 companies on StackShare use Go
What companies use Perl?
163 companies on StackShare use Perl
What companies use Erlang?
89 companies on StackShare use Erlang

Integrations

What tools integrate with Go?
51 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
What tools integrate with Perl?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Perl
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

What are some alternatives to Go, Perl, and Erlang?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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